Newmont's Gold Quarry Mine
October 2005 by Bill RichThe Maggie Creek Mining District, of which the Gold Quarry Mine is a part, was first explored in the 1870s. The transcontinental railroad had recently been built through the area. Carlin, a rail stop about 7 miles south of the district...
Reinventing the Wheel—The Infinity-Jet
To all the miners who read the article, “New Life for the Suction Dredge,” printed in the December 2003 issue of ICMJ, I have an amusing update for you. I periodically go through my old back issues and I found the December 1981 issue very interesting.
The town of Quartzsite, with a permanent population of about 2,000, was founded as a stage stop in 1866. It is situated on the broad La Posa Plain, a north-trending desert valley, at an elevation of 875 feet.
Priorities will include meeting with the EPA regarding suction gold dredging permitting and with the Forest Service regarding revisions to CFR 228A regulations related to mining and access on public lands.
Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming
Labor Day! The last chance of the year to do some dredging in Wyoming. Wyoming’s dredging season runs from June through the Labor Day weekend.
The Bawl Mill
• Ripe for the picking
Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices
Spreading the Fever
Our staff recently introduced the entire student body at Twin Lakes Christian School in Aptos, California, to gold fever. More than a few seemed to catch it.
The Bawl Mill • Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part II • EPA Offers Liability Protection to Spur Cleanups • Study: West Has Vast Oil Shale Reserves • Picks & Pans: Detecting Micro-Nuggets • The Notch Peak Intrusive • Recovering Fine Gold: Getting the Most from Your Sluice Box • 2005 California State Gold Panning Championships • Company Notes • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 2nd in a Series—The Jenny Lind Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices